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sextant
'sextant' - used as a noun
1. a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees
2. a measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects; resembles an octant
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The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar an England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.